9/21/2004

Contact: Carolyn Barnes, KU Alumni Association, (785) 864-4760

KU to honor 99 high school seniors in Salina on Oct. 6

LAWRENCE -- Students from 13 Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 6, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association.

A total of 99 seniors from Ellsworth, Lincoln, Ottawa and Saline county high schools will be named Kansas Honor Scholars at a 6:30 p.m. program at the Salina Country Club, East Country Club Road in Salina.

Honorees' names are listed below.

Stuart Bell, dean of the School of Engineering, will speak. Del Shankel, interim president and CEO of the Alumni Association, is in charge of award presentations.

The dinner program will cost parents and alumni $15 each. Honored students will be guests of the Alumni Association and the Endowment Association.

Pat Thompson, Salina, is the site coordinator; Jim and Joyce Trower, Salina, will be the Saline County coordinators; G. Derril Gwinner, Ellsworth, is the Ellsworth County coordinator; and Bob and Sharron Hamilton, Salina, are the Lincoln County coordinators. Pam Barker of Minneapolis, Kan., is the coordinator for Ottawa County.

The KU Endowment Association and the KU Alumni Association began sponsoring the Kansas Honors Program in 1971. The program has honored 89,875 students in the top 10 percent of the Kansas high school senior classes.

FirstName LastName HighSchool
Dana Aumick Bennington High School
Kylie Boss Bennington High School
Kate Ireton Bennington High School
Bud Laude Bennington High School
Kala VanCoevern Bennington High School
Matthew Jones Ell-Saline High School
Angela Landis Ell-Saline High School
Martha Schneider Ell-Saline High School
Natasha Sommerfeld Ell-Saline High School
Meghan Will Ell-Saline High School
Jacob Olson Ellsworth High School
Simon Orozco Ellsworth High School
Holly Parry Ellsworth High School
Leah Peppiatt Ellsworth High School
Kyle West Ellsworth High School
John Buttenhoff Lincoln High School
Adrielle Harvey Lincoln High School
Amy Comfort Minneapolis High School
Drew Crosson Minneapolis High School
Mallory Gawith Minneapolis High School
Paige Hendrixson Minneapolis High School
Kylie McCullick Minneapolis High School
Molly McHenry Minneapolis High School
Kelly Breckunitch Sacred Heart High School
Brandon Eilert Sacred Heart High School
Carissa Helvey Sacred Heart High School
Sam Heuke Sacred Heart High School
Jeff Koetting Sacred Heart High School
Jose Picazo Sacred Heart High School
Jennifer Stegman Sacred Heart High School
Catherine White Sacred Heart High School
William Fabry St. John's Military School
Elias Gebremeskel St. John's Military School
Rocky Krug St. John's Military School
Katherine Bengtson Salina High School Central
Jennifer Brockway Salina High School Central
Chris Burkholder Salina High School Central
Elizabeth Cathcart-Rake Salina High School Central
Chelsey Cox Salina High School Central
Trent Davis Salina High School Central
Mary DeHaven Salina High School Central
Hannah Gebhart Salina High School Central
Margaret Gillam Salina High School Central
Laine Graham Salina High School Central
Karlee Gray Salina High School Central
Richard House Salina High School Central
Katherine Huseman Salina High School Central
Jamie Ingram Salina High School Central
Safiye Manguoglu Salina High School Central
Jordan Martens Salina High School Central
Amber Martinez Salina High School Central
Pamela Pham Salina High School Central
Roger Struble Salina High School Central
Sara Thompson Salina High School Central
Cody Toll Salina High School Central
Karac Vanderyacht Salina High School Central
Kristin Wendt Salina High School Central
Rashell Yockey Salina High School Central
Kalina Arpke Salina High School South
Stephanie Baltazor Salina High School South
Samantha Coberly Salina High School South
Jessica Coleman Salina High School South
Daniel Conway Salina High School South
Ryan Debold Salina High School South
Cory Dreiling Salina High School South
Emily Eves Salina High School South
Andrew Fox Salina High School South
Steven Groene Salina High School South
Alysia Holmgren Salina High School South
Amy Hoppock Salina High School South
Brandi Keyser Salina High School South
Nathan McGraw Salina High School South
Cassandra Mitchell Salina High School South
Jami Nelson Salina High School South
Paige Newbrey Salina High School South
Travis Oliphant Salina High School South
Stacy Puvogel Salina High School South
Aaron Rhodenbaugh Salina High School South
Ross Ritter Salina High School South
Eric Sader Salina High School South
Sarah Schumacher Salina High School South
Emily Spickler Salina High School South
Jessica Stadel Salina High School South
Madeline Stansberry Salina High School South
LeeAnn Stone Salina High School South
Man Tran Salina High School South
Andrew Clifford Southeast of Saline High School
Shelly Hillyard Southeast of Saline High School
Matthew Myers Southeast of Saline High School
Jeremy Plymell Southeast of Saline High School
Chantay Seim Southeast of Saline High School
Christina Tillman Southeast of Saline High School
Anna Hlad Sylvan High School
Janna Sorensen Sylvan High School
Derek Vonada Sylvan High School
Leslie Graves Tescott High School
Stephanie Dlabal Wilson High School
Jamie Kratky Wilson High School
Lea Nondorf Wilson High School

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